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Member Discounts

We offer 10% off if you belong to the following organizations

*Please show your membership card at the register.

* Weavers Way Co-op

* Friends of the Wissahickon

* Morris Arboretum

* WXPN

* WHYY

* Chestnut Hill Community Association

* Chestnut Hill Business Association

* East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN)

We Support Environmental Organizations

In addition, We Have Taken the Following Steps

1. To make the bakery more sustainable.
2. To reduce our carbon foot print.

 

* We installed new FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified hardwood flooring
* We painted using no-VOC paints
* We source local ingredients from Lancaster Farm Fresh (a farm cooperative)
* We grow herbs and vegetables for our savory items
* We compost food scraps using PhillyCompost.com
* We eliminated plastic takeout bags
* We eliminated styrofoam
* We use recycled paper towels, napkins and menu paper
* We installed programmable thermostats to conserve energy
* We installed low flow faucet valves to conserve water
* We installed a rain barrel and use water collected for flower beds
* We have a full scale recycling program

Organizations We Belong To

Fair Food Philly
Grinch GReenINChestnutHill (GRINCH). Amy is the President and Co-founder of this grassroots environmental organization
Lesdames Les Dames d’Escoffier
NRDC National Resources Defence Council
Dinegreen Green Restaurant Association
Ices International Cake Exploration Societe
SBN Sustainable Business Network
SlowFoods Slow Food International
Chestnut Hill Business Association Amy is a past member of the CHBA Board of Directors, Executive Board and the Marketing Committee
Women Chefs and Restaurateurs

Organizations We Donate To

St Vincent De Paul (“soup kitchen” in Germantown)
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
The Crefeld School
Mt Airy USA
The Chestnut Hill Community Association
Action Aids
The Philadelphia Zoo
The Jenks School
Chestnut Hill Business Association Amy is a past member of the CHBA Board of Directors, Executive Board and the Marketing Committee
Women Chefs and Restaurateurs
Women’s Business Development Center
The Red Cross

* The list of organizations that we belong to and donate to reflect our commitment to supporting our community and the causes that are most dear to our heart. Protecting the environment is at the top of our list!